CEPIS Secretary General, Austėja Trinkūnaitė, presented IT professionalism at an e-CF briefing session in Warsaw, Poland, on 19 February 2018, that was co-organised with the Polish Information Processing Society (PTI)
The event provided an overview of the European e-Competence Framework (e-CF), the 40 competences that define ICT skills, and the benefits of using the framework.
The president of PTI, Włodzimierz Marciński, started the event by welcoming the guests and covering the programme for the day. The programme began with Austėja Trinkūnaitė, who gave a presentation on IT Professionalism Europe (ITPE). The presentation provided a summary of our activities to advance IT professionalism throughout Europe, and an overview of our goals to further the relationship between the IT profession and organisations. Austėja invited all stakeholders interested in IT professionalism topic to join ITPE.
Jutta Breyer, an expert on the e-CF, provided a presentation on the history of the e-CF and an overview of the framework. The overview covered the 40 competences that are identified in the e-CF, and the five ICT business areas that they are categorised in. The competences are linked to the European Qualifications Framework, and are graded on the e-CF using five proficiency levels. Jutta Breyer invited all stakeholders to respond to survey about the e-CF 3.0 update.
Other speakers of the event were representatives from PTI, the Polish Ministry of Digital Affairs, the Lewiatan Confederation, the Rzeszów University of Technology, and the IT Sector Competence Board, who provided and overview of the current state of IT professionalism in Poland.
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